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Job title :Director: Electricity Policy (Ref 141764/2) Reference :141764
Company :Department of Energy
Professional Sector : Industry Sector :
Location : No location given
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2018-06-08Applications close :2018-06-22
Job Description

Salary: R948 174 per annum (inclusive package) (Level 13) (Ref. 141764/2) • Head Office

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or postgraduate in Policy Development, coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at middle managerial level plus experience in the energy sector PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge of: • Policy development process • Detailed knowledge of energy sector • Project management • Financial management • Departmental policies and procedures • Other government department policies (especially economic cluster). Thinking demand: • Innovative • Analytical • Creativity • Decision reasoning/making. Skills: • Leadership • Management • Planning and organising • Project management • Communication (verbal and written) • Policy analysis and development • Computer • Presentation • Interpersonal • Language. Personal attributes: • Independency • Team player • Work under pressure • Adaptability.
Duties: • Manage, plan and develop strategic policy directions for delivering major policy initiatives relating to electricity • Manage processes to analyse and evaluate existing policies and formulate future policy options and initiatives for electricity • Lead interactive and consultative processes with appropriate government and non-government agencies and key industry or sector stakeholders on the process of developing/proposing electricity policies • Provide support/advice to the Director-General, Deputy-Minister and the Minister on policy-related matters • Manage the Directorate • Develop the operational plan for the Directorate and ensure its implementation • Allocate and manage resources at functional levels to ensure the delivery on set targets for the Directorate • Formulate and identify policy shortfalls and necessary amendments • Conduct financial planning and account for allocated budget • Ensure adherence to policy and statutory directives relevant to the functional terrain of the Directorate • Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of the Directorate.
Enquiries: Mr J Mbele, tel. (012) 406-7839

In addition to the mentioned salary, the remuneration package includes competitive benefits including a homeowner’s allowance, medical aid, pension fund and 13th cheque. The persons appointed will be subjected to a security clearance.

Applications should be made on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department, and accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, as well as Identification Document. Application forms should be signed and dated. If this has not been done, applications will be disqualified. Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance. References should include the names of present and former supervisors as well as their telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses. Suitable candidates will be subject to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizen, credit record, qualification and employment verification). All non-SA citizens must attach certified proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

Note: All short-listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job; some of the interviewed candidates will be subjected to a 2-day competency assessment that will test generic managerial competencies. Appointment will be subjected to the signing of performance agreement, employment contract and financial disclosure.

Please forward your application, quoting the reference number and the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to the Director-General, Department of Energy, Private Bag X96, Pretoria 0001 or hand deliver at corner Paul Kruger and Visagie Street (192 Visagie Street), Pretoria, for attention: Mr D Mbhokota/Mr T Kekana.

Please note: It is each applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the Department with the evaluation results. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Applicants are advised not to send their applications by registered mail, as the Department will not take responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date and at a time and place as determined by the Department. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment. Should you not have been contacted within 60 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 22 June 2018